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    Revival of an old thread. Has anyone ever...

    Revival of an old thread.

    Has anyone ever used the glue that most people use to hold the boards down "Bostic Ultraset" or the like, to fill in the gaps? Similar colour to the boards and pretty...
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    [quote=margarittia;805144] you can tell alot...

    [quote=margarittia;805144]

    you can tell alot about a tradie by the way he presents and keeps his van.. quote]

    How do you keep your van Dusty:!
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    Matt, I certainly hear you and by the sound of it...

    Matt, I certainly hear you and by the sound of it we come from the same mould. For me, when you employ a pro, I would expect expert advice along with the passion that is advertised by the pro when...
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    :bravaGreat post dusty. It's really good that...

    :bravaGreat post dusty. It's really good that you spend the time to share your knowledge. A great asset to the forum.
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    Too many things to do, too many things to learn....

    Too many things to do, too many things to learn. Never enough time

    1) So just how close can you guys get to the skirt (without damaging them?
    2) If part of the grime is an oil spill or oily...
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    Hi Guys, Have not posted in ages. I did...

    Hi Guys, Have not posted in ages.

    I did not look at the pics as yet, regardless, I am a little dissapointed in some of the coments made as well. Marg, I share your frustration.

    From an...
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    How similar? Do you have your facts wright?

    How similar? Do you have your facts wright?
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    Hi There,Can any one tell me when an internal...

    Hi There,Can any one tell me when an internal door is hung over floor boards, when the floor is sanded and then polished (poly) does the floor level generally stay the same or come up a little. I...
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    Hi There, as I read about archs and skirts, most...

    Hi There, as I read about archs and skirts, most people have one thing in common and that is no matter how bodge the joins are or gaps between the wall or floor, they smply use gap filler and paint...
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    I still have not finished.... Can I ask, if i...

    I still have not finished.... Can I ask, if i am wanting the boards a little darker can you confirm if puting down a clear coat of poly first then mix stain in the poly for a second coat, then a...
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    Great website dusty. What order should one...

    Great website dusty.

    What order should one follow when staining skirting...
    1. rough sand floor- clearcoat skirt- install skirt- final sand polish
    2. sand edges- install skirt-sand floor and...
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    How would you lift the board without damaging the...

    How would you lift the board without damaging the tounge or groove of both new and surrounding boards?:?
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    Are you happy with Bonna traffic? Q. for the...

    Are you happy with Bonna traffic?

    Q. for the experts........ I have one board that is much much lighter and it is p'ing us off. Can you just stain 1 board?

    Can you then put Bonna traffic (...
  14. Thread: Ducted Vacuums

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    do you know if you had a steps going down, would...

    do you know if you had a steps going down, would it fall down the steps?
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    But soooooooooooo expensive . I hear avg home...

    But soooooooooooo expensive .

    I hear avg home is upwards of $15k. That's probably why!

    But I do hear you!!
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    Wow - How privalaged do I feel. A fantastic 3rd...

    Wow - How privalaged do I feel. A fantastic 3rd post by "THE MASTER" Thanks for your advice. Oh, by the way it's not just a project -It's my life:doh:

    I do like the sound of Bonna trafic. I...
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    I Like different. Timdavis response sounds...

    I Like different.

    Timdavis response sounds good... Any 1 else tried it (sounds like a recipe)

    1) I have been told that poly goes yellow

    2) Generally the more you pay for things the...
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    As in, people in the know....what is your...

    As in, people in the know....what is your favorite floor finish and why?:?
  19. Thread: Ducted Vacuums

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    Anyone have an Irobot- roomba? ...

    Anyone have an Irobot- roomba?

    http://store.irobot.com/family/index.jsp?categoryId=2501652&cp=2804605&ab=CMS_IRBT_Storefront_062209_iwantroomba

    any good?

    I saw one at the homeshow and...
  20. Thread: Bathroom mirror

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    I would also love to know. I have (x3) 1.5m x...

    I would also love to know. I have (x3) 1.5m x 1m....any special silicone so not to eat at the film?
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    I bought (x2) 1200 x 900 off ebay some time back...

    I bought (x2) 1200 x 900 off ebay some time back for $500ea 10mm with all the hardware. Seems good. Tiles went in last week so will let you know how it goes. Maybee I am getting the wrong...
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    Thanks....here you go, a photo that shows both...

    Thanks....here you go, a photo that shows both the bulkhead and flooring (not yet polished)

    Any ideas on polish/finish would be much appreciated??
    - poly
    - oil
    -traffic
    -water base
    ...
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    sound great - feel great - look great. Well...

    sound great - feel great - look great. Well worth the effort.:U
  24. Thread: Drummy floor

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    just out of interest, is it possible to nail the...

    just out of interest, is it possible to nail the ends of floor board to the slab (with a moisture barrier in between) I may need to do this in a corner cupbourd that won't be seen. The rest of the...
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    Didn't know you could curve the glass splashback...

    Didn't know you could curve the glass splashback as in Skot's pic:2tsup:....Interesting
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    Do you recon when the floor is downd you will be...

    Do you recon when the floor is downd you will be able to hear /tell that you have walked from stumps to batons on slab?

    Larry, when you say I can get away with it in 2 weeks, Is this because it...
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    I heard a damp cloth and an iron swells the wood....

    I heard a damp cloth and an iron swells the wood. then sand it back. Not sure iif this works!
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    Wrapped! I have the floorboards delivered, ...

    Wrapped! I have the floorboards delivered, That's another decision out of the way.

    This is how I stacked it. Average size is about 3.5 meters.

    I stacked it in two piles...large and small...
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    What do you hate about battens? Is it that they...

    What do you hate about battens? Is it that they tend to move more?

    As I said, I have pins at about every 800mm (75mm in length x 300 of them). 35mm high by 45 wide hardwood battens, cement sheet...
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    Here are a few picks of the work I have done so...

    Here are a few picks of the work I have done so far. Knees and back are a bit sore but now ready for floorboards.
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    This flooring caper is hard work and very...

    This flooring caper is hard work and very phisical.

    I am after any tricks some of you may know.

    The top of the battons on the slab are spot on however, the floor joists on the stumped part of...
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    do you think it is better to stack the flooring...

    do you think it is better to stack the flooring one way, then the next layer the other, whilst aclimatizing (obviously with spacers between) or lay the boards as they will eventually be layed, with...
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    Thanks Larry.....Battons are down now so 15mm not...

    Thanks Larry.....Battons are down now so 15mm not an option. I agree with you. however the bloke starting out ,mainly gets told there is no way or you deffinatly should not "cannot" secret nail...
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    Has anyone out there with 180mm solid HW floor...

    Has anyone out there with 180mm solid HW floor laid on batons pinned down to slab, ever had any sort of drama????
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    given this extreme dry weather, is it better to...

    given this extreme dry weather, is it better to lay down flooring whilst the boards are very dry and shrunken so that when moisture returns in the atmosphere everything is nice and tight? taken...
  36. Poll: Whats going to last longer: An old teracota...

    Whats going to last longer:

    An old teracota tiled roof

    a new conrete tiled

    or a colourbond roof?
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    Is this because it looks ugly? It is harder to...

    Is this because it looks ugly?
    It is harder to do?
    not necessary

    Is there any diference in laying the wider to the 80mm and why do most places generaly direct people to buy 80mm?
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    Thanks to those who gave advice. Decided to...

    Thanks to those who gave advice.

    Decided to pin 35 x 45 batons every 900 and pack twice between. plastic packers 1.5mm. 3.2mm and 5mm along with cement sheet got the tops pretty flat.

    Laser...
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    this is the scenario I am facing. This is a four...

    this is the scenario I am facing. This is a four door Bi-fold system from doors plus.
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    Thanks for all the input so far. Have another...

    Thanks for all the input so far. Have another question....

    floor boards are running down a hallway and up to 4m bifolds.
    How close should I place the last baton to the north facing bifolds. ...
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